CLIVE, Iowa, November 23, 2020 – Allam Ardah has joined the McClure team as Project Engineer, Geotechnical.

Ardah began his professional career with a construction company in Dubai, UAE before moving to the United States. In 2013, he began a research assistantship at Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC) in Baton Rouge. During his graduate study, Ardah authored and co-authored over 17 publications.

After graduation, he pursued a career in geotechnical engineering, working as a Geotechnical Project Engineer in Austin, Texas, developing subsurface investigation programs, assigning lab testing, and developing parameters for residential and commercial projects. He has experience performing geotechnical analyses such as stability of soil, bearing capacity and settlement of shallow foundations, pavement thickness design recommendations, and preparation of geotechnical engineering reports.

“I am excited for the opportunity to work on new types and diverse projects that McClure does that I did not have the chance to do before,” said Ardah, “besides the amazing workplace culture fostered by McClure.”

Ardah has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from An-Najah National University – West Bank and Master and Ph.D. degrees from Louisiana State University. He is also a Licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Texas, Colorado, and Iowa.

About McClure

McClure was founded in 1956. With a vision of making lives better, McClure’s mission is building relationships for success. McClure’s area of expertise is in guiding its clients on making long-term capital investments. The company specializes in public infrastructure and capital improvements planning in the areas of placemaking, transportation, water, wastewater, stormwater, environmental, structural, bridge, land development, landscape architecture, aviation, surveying, and mapping (including 3D high definition scanning and UAV mapping) projects throughout the Midwest and nationally. For more information on the company and services provided, email or visit